South Asia is on course for its worst economic performance in 40 years, with decades of progress in the battle against poverty at risk, because of coronavirus
Nearly 90 percent of the 200 cities beset by the world's highest levels of deadly micro-pollution are in China and India.
Qureshi said the cooperation between regional organizations and the UN is critical for combating security threats.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday has said the stability and prosperity of South Asia cannot be separated from the Kashmir issue.
The foreign minister said international media and human rights organizations are exposing the Indian oppression in the occupied valley.
More than 10 million people in the South Asian countries have been affected by the deluge
The APHC warned that the policy of keeping the issue in cold storage had all the potential to destroy the entire South Asian region
Pakistan’s outlook is for a sharp drop in growth as growth rate in the country remained at 3.3 percent in the past fiscal year, which is the minimum in past eight years, bank said.
The monsoon brings heavy rains to South Asia between June and October, often triggering floods later in the season.
Heavy monsoon rains across South Asia claimed more lives Wednesday, with the death toll passing 200 as authorities tried to reach stranded villagers cut off by surging floodwaters.